Wisconsin’s First Submarine: The Raddatz Submarine

Wisconsin Submarines One of Wisconsin's major contributions to the war effort during the Second World War was the construction of fleet submarines. Starting in 1941 with the USS Peto (SS-265)¬†Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company constructed 28 fleet submarines for the war. See also¬†Wisconsin Built Subchasers. Initially, Manitowoc shipbuilding was tapped by the Navy to construct destroyers however, … Continue reading Wisconsin’s First Submarine: The Raddatz Submarine